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Elizabeth Braithwaite

Elizabeth Braithwaite reviews 'The Winter Door' by Isobelle Carmody, 'Shædow Master' by Justin D'Ath, and 'Grim Tuesday' by Garth Nix

May 2004, no. 261 01 May 2004
Setting is a particularly important feature in fantasy texts. One of these three fantasy novels for young adults is set in a self-contained world, while the other two have their main character travel from the ‘real’ world into a secondary one. In Justin D’Ath’s Shædow Master, fourteen-year-old Ora – related to the royal family of Folavia – knows there is a mystery surrounding her. Wh ... (read more)